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LPTA / Physical Therapy Assistant - Sports Care - Float - Full Time - Days

Toledo, Ohio
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ProMedica Toledo Hospital is one of the largest acute-care facilities in the region. Our 794-bed hospital is staffed by more than 4,800 professional healthcare employees who serve a 27-county area throughout northwest Ohio and southeast Michigan. We also have the area’s largest board-certified medical staff, which is made up of more than 1,000 primary care and specialty physicians. Excellent customer service skills and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment are a must. In addition, for 15 consecutive years, residents of Greater Toledo have named us the Consumer Choice Award winner in our market. In fact, we’re the only hospital in northwest Ohio to receive this honor.

Administers various physical therapy programs under guidelines established by a Licensed Physical Therapist to facilitate rehabilitation of physically disabled patients, to maximize function and independence.  Directs patient participation in selected tasks to restore, reinforce and enhance performance; facilitates the learning of those skills and functions essential for adaptations and productivity

ACCOUNTABILITIES 
1.    Provides physical therapy treatments, following established plans, under supervision of a physical therapist, taking into account age and educational level, while accurately assessing patient’s response to treatment, as measured by clinical competencies. Can assist therapist in selective measurements, without interpretation, for evaluation
2.    Prepares and maintains accurate patient care records under supervision of therapist
3.    Maintains clean and safe work environment to comply with hospital and department safety standards
4.    Demonstrates professional work behavior, participates in continuing education and shares information with staff
5.    Demonstrates knowledge and ability to advocate, communicate and educate patients of all age groups served including those with physical, emotional, language and cognitive impairments, taking into account age and educational level, as measured by competencies
6.    Demonstrates knowledge and skill to utilize equipment appropriately, using correct sizes and following recommendations on specific age related criteria such as height, weight, anatomical differences and general health status of various age groups served, as measured by clinical competencies
7.    Maintains productivity as established by the department
8.    May assist in the supervision of students, rehabilitation aides and volunteers
9.    May participate in program development, identifying performance improvement opportunities, and implementing performance improvement plans
10.    Performs other duties as directed


Education: Associates degree in Physical Therapy from an accredited institution 
Skills:
Years of Experience: 
License: Must be licensed in the State of Ohio and/or Michigan 
Certification: CPR according to hospital policy 
 

ProMedica is a mission-based, not-for-profit integrated healthcare organization headquartered in Toledo, Ohio.  For more information, please visit www.promedica.org/about-promedica

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex/gender (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression, age, physical or mental disability, military or protected veteran status, citizenship, familial or marital status, genetics, or any other legally protected category. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendment Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a job with ProMedica, please contact employment@promedica.org

Equal Opportunity Employer/Drug-Free Workplace

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